Nebula Award Stories Seventeen

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Joe W. Haldeman
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983 - Science fiction, American - 291 pages
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This anthology of award winners and nominees includes an excerpt from Gene Wolfe's "The Claw of the Conciliator," Poul Anderson's "The Saturn Game," and Michael Bishop's "The Quickening" and stories by John Varley, Jack Dann, William Gibson, and Gardner D

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Introduction Joe Haldeman
and Counting Algis Budrys
Venice Drowned Kim Stanley Robinson

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About the author (1983)

Joe Haldeman has uniquely blended a strong interest in astronomy and with his love for writing to publish numerous novels, anthologies and short stories over three decades. He holds a B.S. in astronomy from the University of Maryland (1967), and an M.F.A. in English from the Iowa Writers Workshop (1975). An adjunct professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Haldeman has also taught at Michigan State, Larion West Seattle, SUNY Buffalo, Princeton, University of North Dakota, Kent State and the University of North Florida Haldeman's works include War Year (1972), The Forever War (1975), Worlds (1981), Worlds Apart (1983), Tools of the Trade (1987), and The Hemingway Hoax (1990). He has also co-authored and edited numerous works of science fiction. Born in Oklahoma on June 9, 1943, Haldeman grew up in Puerto Rico, New Orleans, Washington D.C., and Alaska. He was drafted into the military in 1967, fighting in the Central Highlands of Vietnam as a combat engineer with the 4th Division (1/22nd Airmobile Battalion), for which he received the Purple Heart, among other medals.

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